Types of Editing: Understanding the Differences
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Types of Editing: Understanding the Differences

If you’ve never hired an editor to help you with a creative writing project, there’s a good chance you don’t even know what types of editing are available to you. If you Google “types of editing”, you’re going to get hit with information like “Developmental Editing. (Also called: conceptual editing or manuscript appraisal)” and “Evaluation…

Hunting Weasel Words

Hunting Weasel Words

I learned of the term “weasel words” from writer Matt Bell, who thinks he learned it from Gabe Durham. In any event, it’s becoming part of the writing lexicon and what it means, in the creative writing sense, is different than the dictionary.com definition—“words or statements that are intentionally ambiguous or misleading.” Although the words…